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Spring Break in London

  • Contact us! 
    Jessica Burgmeier
    School of Business
    jburgmeier@francis.edu
    814-472-3087 

    The international Spring Break in London course is offered annually to undergraduate and graduate students during spring break. The group travels to London and gains unparalleled international business experience. During the trip students are treated to an official welcome meeting at the Anglo-America Center; participate in a walking tour of the financial district of London led by a noted London journalist; go to a lecture by noted economists; receive a lecture by and tour of the Lloyds of London Insurance Exchange; receive a lecture by and tour of the Bank of England; and visit Windsor Castle. There is also free time available for additional activities including sporting events, a Jack the Ripper walking tour, a day trip to Paris, visits to museums, and theatre productions.

  • Academic Program

    Earn three credits in an innovative hybrid course:

    • Great Britain and the European Union in the Global Economy
    • (Cross-listed as MGMT 409, MKTG 409, ECON 409, FIN 409, MIS 409, MHRM 544, or MBA 513. The course counts as either a major or free undergraduate elective in Management, Marketing, or Economics and Finance. In the graduate program, it is a special topics or an elective course.)
    • Course led by Dr. Randy Frye, professor of business administration and Dr. James Logue, associate professor of accounting
    • This course includes required class meetings in Loretto and several WebCT online projects
    Costs

    The total cost for the trip is about $2,000 approximately, and excludes the tuition fee for three credits, meals and incidentals.

    Schedule of payment:

    • Deposit of $300 due by October 9 (non refundable)
    • Second payment of $500 due by December 11
    • Balance due by January 17, 2016

    Program is open to the first 20 deposits.

    Financial Aid

    Students may apply for any student loans for which they would normally have eligibility. It is imperative that students applying for financial aid apply by specific deadline dates in order to facilitate the financial aid process. The financial aid office will assist students needing information about financial aid.

    Financial Aid Office
    Padua Hall, Room 228
    Saint Francis University
    PO Box 600
    Loretto, PA 15940
    (814) 472-3010